Past Features

The World of Tan

Stage: 2

Here's a mathematical story in lots of differently shaped parts!

Playing with Dice

Stage: 2

We're starting the school year with some of our favourite dice activities.

For Two

Stage: 2

Upper primary games that can be played by an adult and child.

What's Algebra All About?

Stage: 2

Try these activities to find out more about what it means to be thinking algebraically.


Stage: 2

Have a go at these activities which will give you chance to reason in different ways and for different purposes.

Playing with Numbers

Stage: 2

Be a mathematician - play around with numbers.

Trial and Improvement

Stage: 2

The tasks in this upper primary feature lend themselves to being solved by trial and improvement.

Playing with 2D Shape

Stage: 2

What can you find out about 2D shapes that you didn't know?


Stage: 2

These upper primary activities have been chosen to give you chance to record in whatever way you like.

Working Systematically

Working in a systematic way is a very useful skill. Have a go at these activities.

Getting Better at Group Work

Stage: 2

Have a go at these upper primary activities to improve your group-working skills.

Number Patterns

Stage: 2

This collection of upper primary activities focus on making, recognising, continuing and explaining number patterns.

Strategy Games

Stage: 2

Playing these upper primary strategy games will help improve your logical thinking skills.


Stage: 2

Have a go at these upper primary activities which all make use of counters.


Stage: 2

These upper primary activities all make use of a geoboard or pegboard.


Stage: 2

This feature brings together activities which all use cubes to support your thinking.


Stage: 2

Explore the idea of fractions using these activities.

Number Sense and Place Value

Stage: 2

This upper primary feature focuses on developing your sense of number and getting to grips with place value.

Approaching Midnight

Stage: 2 and 3

This feature focuses on a strategy game for you to explore in depth.

Number Facts

Stage: 2

This feature gathers together activities which will help you get better at knowing and using number facts.